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Item ID: 221626  
  

Penang Old Real Photo Postcard A Chinese Temple Guanyin Buddhist Temple 觀音寺 檳島潮音

Vintage Old Real Photo Photograph Photographic Picture Postcard, Malay Malaya Straits Settlements Penang - A Chinese Temple. Guanyin Buddhist Temple, showing Entrance and Street Scene. 觀音寺 檳島潮音.

Background: Penang (in Malay Pulau Pinang, Jawi:بينانج) is an island on the north-west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. The offical name of the Penang island is Prince of Wales Island and the town is Georgetown, but neither of these names is in general use. Penang was founded 17th July, 1786, having been ceded to the East India Company by the Sultan of Kedal, in return for an annuity in 1785. At this time the island was almost uninhabited, Penang has an excellent harbour and is the centre of considerable trade.

Price:£14.99€19.49US$20.54

Penang Old Real Photo Postcard A Chinese Temple Guanyin Buddhist Temple 觀音寺 檳島潮音


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